Would YOU have what it takes to parachute into a burning forest fire? Could YOU pass the rigorous physical test? Could you study for long hours to be mentally prepared? Would you risk your life to save a friend? Would you risk your life to save a stranger? Would you put yourself between a fire and a tree?
This photojournal of career smokejumpers will make you appreciate the sacrifices of these courageous men and women who protect our forests!
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